Wildlife and Conservation Biology Minor

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Wildlife and Conservation Biology Minor

Program Overview

The minor in Wildlife and Conservation Biology serves as a concentrated study, beyond a student's primary major, that allows students to explore their interest in wildlife ecology and conservation and their passion for nature and the outdoors.

Students interested in a minor in Wildlife and Conservation Biology must complete a minimum of 5 courses and 20 credits. Up to 8 credits can be used to satisfy both major and minor requirements. A maximum of 2 EcoQuest courses may be used to satisfy requirements. Appropriate course substitutes from other study-abroad programs may also be used with permission.  


Natural Resources and the Environment
114 James Hall
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: (603) 862-1022

Curriculum & Requirements

Category 14
NR 650
Principles of Conservation Biology 1
or NR 433
Wildlife Ecology
Category 2
Select one of the following:4
NR 425
Field Dendrology
NR 506
Forest Entomology
NR 655
Vertebrate Biology
NR 712
ZOOL 542
ZOOL 628
Marine Invertebrate Evolution and Ecology
ZOOL 710
ZOOL 745
Biology and Diversity of Insects
Category 3
Remaining 12 credits may be chosen from the following:12
NR 615
Wildlife Habitats 2
NR 625
Physiological Ecology
NR 640
Wildlife Population Ecology
NR 642
Introduction to Biogeography 3
or NR 603
Landscape Ecology
NR 650
Principles of Conservation Biology 1
NR 664
Conservation Genetics
NR 711
Wetland Ecology and Management
NR 734
Tropical Ecology
NR 740
Inventory and Montoring of Ecological Communities 2, 4
NR 750
Sustaining Biological Diversity 2
NR 765
Community Ecology
NR 795
Investigations 5
ZOOL 613
Animal Behavior
or ZOOL 733
Behavioral Ecology
Total Credits20

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